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YAMAGATA Tatsufumi

YAMAGATA Tatsufumi
Director-General, International Exchange and Training Department
Secretary-General, IDEAS


Research Field:
Development economics; the Bangladeshi economy; economics on infectious diseases and pharmaceuticals; the textile industry; disability and development

Education / Research Experience

Education:
B.A. in Economics, Keio University, Tokyo, 1986
M.A. in Economics, Keio University, Tokyo, 1988
Ph.D. in Economics, University of Rochester, 2000

Professional Career:
Current Positions:
Director-General, International Exchange and Training Department, Institute of Developing Economies (IDE), Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), Japan, 2012 - the present.
Secretary-General, Institute of Developing Economies Advanced School (IDEAS), Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), Japan, 2012 - the present.
Professor, IDE Advanced School (IDEAS), Japan, 2003 - the present.
Editor, The Developing Economies, IDE, Japan, 2003 - the present.
Executive Member, Board, the Japan Society for International Development, 2005 - the present.
Affiliate Member, Science Council of Japan window_open , 2008 - the present.
Career in the Past:
Visiting Fellow, the Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2000-2001
External Resource Person, Global Development Network, USA (Global Research Project: Explaining Growth), 2001-2003
Visiting Lecturer, Tohoku University of Community Service and Science, Sakata, Yamagata Prefecture, Japan, 2002 - 2012.
Team Leader, UNIDO-IDE Joint Research Project "Optimising the Impact of Industrial Development on Poverty Alleviation", 2003 - 2006
Member, Study Group on "Poverty Reduction and Human Security", Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), 2003-2005
Member, Committee for Japan's ODA Policies on Health, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan, 2004-2005
Head, Tokyo Taskforce for Japan's Country Assistance Plan for Bangladesh, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan, 2004-2006
Member, Committee on JICA's Policies for Cooperation with Bangladesh, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), 2004 - 2006
Caretaker, Study Group on the Multilateral Development Banks, Ministry of Finance, Japan, 2005 - 2006
Member, Committee for Evaluation of Japan's ODA, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan, 2006 - 2010.
Head, Evaluation Team on Japan’s “Aid for Trade” to developing countries, International Cooperation Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan, 2011-2012.
International Consultant for Industrial Development Report 2013 of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), 2012.

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